“Simply freeing the militants …leaving the long-suffering people of Syria to continue to face the threat of these organizations is inhumane, and legally and morally irresponsible.Read more
The indefinite state of detention, despair and hopelessness is used as deterrence, and a clear threat to other would be refugees and asylum seekers. The message is clear: there is no hope here, no humanity, no home to be found.Read more
Economic violence has been a tool of authoritarian states against minorities in the region for decades. The Kolbers symbolize the intersection where race and class come together and add a further layer of violence, marginalization and oppression to the Kurdish issue.Read more
A revolution is unfolding in Rojava, in the north-east of Syria. In a region wracked with violence, the Kurdish-left are constructing an anti-capitalist, feminist experiment, with peace as their aim.Read more
Devastating Fires: Turkey aids ISIS in Terrorizing Kurdistan For the past few weeks a number of suspicious fires have eruptedRead more
Happiness, a ghoul, a languid ghost
mocks, taunts, aloof in the periphery.
Survival is not a protest, nor triumph, but the automated, life machine of an already corpse.Read more
When you miss a place you’ve never visited. Missing a home you’ve never had. Missing the lost and burned pages of your ancestor’s untold stories.Read more
Mania’s disorderly hysteria,
is a love song, scratching on repeat.
A silent dance flickering in black and white.
To understand the current situation in Kurdistan, and specifically in Rojava in relation to mental health, we need to understand several important factors which heavily impact current issues and limitations in this regard.Read more